Advice please!

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-24-2003
Advice please!
2
Thu, 12-03-2009 - 5:10pm

I like my job, and I know I'm good at it. Here's the problem. My administration changed over the last 2 years. The new dean has really stirred things up. A lot of changes have been made. Changes were made without research, staff input or communication with the people most directly involved.

Sherry

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-01-2005
Sat, 12-26-2009 - 1:04pm

Sherri-

I don't know if you have had to make a decision yet, but I think you should really think about leaving your position and work at the low-achieving school as a mentor/trainer. I teach at a school like that and we love our person who has that position. She seems to really enjoy her job, too, for the most part. Of course the testing season is very stressful for her.

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Registered: 06-04-2003
Sat, 12-26-2009 - 5:07pm

I didn't even have to finish reading that post to know what I wanted to say. You have to resign your current position and hope for the funding for the other position to become available and you will be competing with someone for that position, that you don't really want?? Um, NOPE. Stay where you are apply for the position you want and don't give up. And don't give in to the pressure. If things are as bad as you say they are, not matter what position you hold, it will be miserable. So stick with what you know and continue to work for what you want. Love ya babe. We're both too old to continue to settle. I'm not saying be no fool, but sometimes its best to keep what you got cause at least you know that demon.

Now the thing is, sell yourself to this other school so they can see that you are absolutely best for that position. You can do this.

GT38